HIST 146 - Latino American History

Credit Hours: 3

Analyzing the Latino story in terms of race, gender and class, this course weaves the too little known story of Latino Americans into the history of the United States. Some of the time periods and movements analyzed include the 16th century conquest, colonization, 19th century expansion, the Great Depression, World War II, Post war society, the Civil Rights movement, and late 20th and early 21st century immigration. For this course, the term, "Latinos" includes people from the Caribbean, Central and South America, Mexico and Belize.